# How do you find the average of these numbers 3.6 and 15.8?

Nov 23, 2016

To find an average you first add all of the numbers together and then divide by how many numbers you are averaging.

#### Explanation:

To find an average you first add all of the numbers together and then divide by how many numbers you are averaging.

In this case there are two number so you add them together and then divide this sum by 2.

Average = $\frac{3.6 + 15.8}{2}$

Average = $\frac{19.4}{2}$

Average = 9.7